Source: Compiled by ALLEN Career Institute

Q.1 Which is the first Atomic Submarine of India ?

Q.2 Who is the first election commissioner of India ?

Q.3 Which is the first university of India ?

Q.4 Who is the first foreign recipient of Bharat Ratna ?

Q.5 Where was the first Post Office opened in India ?

Q.6 Who is the first deputy Prime Minister of India ?

Q.7 Who is the First Indian recipient of Oscar Award ?

Q.8 Who is the first Indian to win Magsaysay Award ?

Q.9 Who is the first person to get Paramvir Chakra?

Q.10 Who is the first woman judge of Supreme Court of India ?

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Q. Why doesn’t the RBI print one-rupee notes and coins, and why is this responsibility given to the finance ministry.

A. The rupee is our basic currency and only the government of India can print it- whether as coins or notes. However, as the country’s central bank, RBI is empowered by the government to issue bills of other denominations in the form of promissory notes.

Q. What is the difference between judo, karate, and taekwondo?

A. Both judo and karate are unarmed combat sports which originated in Japan. But judo is used only for self-defense. Taekwondo is a Korean martial art that is based on an earlier form of self-defense, called tae kyon, and karate. Taekwondo makes use of high kicks and punches and is practiced for sport, self-defense and spiritual development. In karate, the aim is to be in total control of one’s muscular power so that it can be used with greater force and accuracy.

Q. What’s the difference between ‘http‘ and ‘ftp‘ on the Internet?

A. Both are protocols, i.e. a set of rules that computers use to communicate logically. Http is used to transfer hypertext documents.Hypertext documents have some text highlighted, which when selected, displays more information on the topic. FTP is used to download any type of file from any remote server on the Internet to your server.

Q. How are pulse rate changes taken place in STD/ISD booth machines?

A. Booth machines have a memory chip called EPROM (erasable programmable read only memory). It stores the pulse rates for all STD/ISD codes. When an STD/ISD code is dialed, it is compared with the codes stored in the EPROM-when it finds a match, the pulse rate is turned on.


Q. How is fog light different from an ordinary light?

A. Fog light is yellow in colour. Because of this its wavelength is more than ordinary light. As has been proved by the prism and vibgyor experiment, yellow colour deviates the least after red and orange. Since the latter two stand for danger signal, yellow is the next best option to be used in fog lights so that it is visible from a great distance in fog.


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